There has been a lot of activity in and out of the show ring. Here is a summary of what is going on with the kids so far for 2016.
Am./Cdn,/UKC Ch. Yasashiikuma I Am Not A Number
(Oban x Dolly October 30/14)
Patrick returned to the U.S. and completed his American Championship at the same she where he picked up his first two majors, at the Western Reserve Specialty.
Am. Ch. Yasashiikuma Codename Intrepid
co-owned with Gayle Petrick (Oban x Dolly October 30/14)
Duffy has returned to both the AKC & UKC rings. He has already picked up 2 Grand Champion majors in AKC, and several group placements and a couple of group wins in UKC. He attended UKC National and with the competiion there is so far qualified for Top 10 in 2017 too! Duffy has also earned his Barn Hunt instinct test.
Am. Ch. Yasashiikuma Angie of Heulwen
co-owned with Lori Sams (Mick x Dolly December 26/15)
Angie has finished her American Championship and has already picked up two Grand Champion majors.
Am. GCh. Yasashiikuma Hwy Heading South
co-owned with Lynn Maxey (Mick x Dolly December 26/15)
Jacob had a whirlwind show debut starting his career in January at the Brookesville, FL shows and six showss later finishing his American Grand Championship!
Yasashiikuma Heart of A Lion
(Patrick x Athena – August 30/15)
Gryphon has been having great success on both sides of the border, he is 4 pts from his Canadian championship, and got his first US major at Western Reserve specialty weekend. His successes also include Winners Dog at the Canadian National Specialty and at one of the following All-Breed shows.
Yasashiikuma Master of Time
co-owned with Angelika Ludwig (Patrick x Athena August 30/15)
Chronos has been doing very well at a number European shows earning consistent excellent critiques. He is now a German Youth CH. and has earned other awards, including his first CAC.
Ch. Yasashiikuma Dare T’Believe
(Mick x Dash February 24/16)
Hope is another puppy that has flown through her championship – three weeks from her first show to her championship!! The following week she picked up back-to-back Best Puppy in Group wins at the Burlington Kennel Club show.
Yasashiikuma Dare T’B Diffrent
(Mick x Dash February 24/15)
Susie has made her show ring debut, but has only earned one point being overshadowed by her sister. Now that Hope is done Susie will have her opportunity to shine.
Yasashiikuma Truth or Dare
co-owned with Barb Luce (Mick x Dash February 24/15)
Quinn has made her show ring debut, earning a Baby puppy Group 2nd and was awarded Reserve Winners bitch over several much older females at her first official show, but unfortunately contracted kennel cough at the show and had to abstain from showing for 30 days. We look forward to her returning to the ring at the end of the month.